If you're unable to attend an event but are interested in what TASK covered, as well as any resources that we introduced, provided or discussed, this is a great page to visit. Presentations (or partial presentations) are linked below where possible. Some TASK meetings are heavily demo focused, or information that can not be distributed is presented. For maximum value, be sure to join us every month! Thanks to all who attend our monthly meetings and make them such success!


  29-January-2014 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Note: Another building change! BUILDING : Fitzgerald Building, Room FG103 150 College Street, Toronto Topic 1:  A behavioral analytics approach to insider and outsider attacks Speaker : Stephen Jou, FileTrek Stephen will introduce the new concept of using behavioral analytics as a tool to detect both insider and […]

October TASK

  30-October-2013 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Note: This is the same building as September. BUILDING: Tanz Neuroscience Building- Room 6 6 Queen’s Park Crescent West, Toronto, Ontario Thanks to everyone who attended and supported SecTor this year, the event was a huge success and we couldn’t pull it off without your support. TASK OCTOBER […]

August TASK: Best of: BSidesLV/BlackHat/Defcon

  This month we’re covering the best talks from BlackHat and Defcon.  It’s the do-not-miss event of the year. We’re still assembling the list of talks we’ll cover – but here’s a short teaser list: Legal Aspects of Full Spectrum Computer Network (Active) Defense A Practical Attack against MDM Solutions Honey, I’m home!! – Hacking […]

June Task Meeting

  TALK BY Kevvie Fowler, Partner at KPMG Cybersecurity; everyone’s talking about what the bulk of us have known for 20 years; that it’s important.  The need for cyber intelligence to add context to log data and proactively identify future threats to your organization is an important element of cyber security, however there is little […]

May TASK – Career Development

  Part 1 – Information Security education opportunities in the GTA (and beyond) The night’s first talk will focus on the educational opportunities in the GTA for people interested in breaking into the information security field, or looking to improve their present position.  After providing an brief overview of what’s available, selected speakers will provide […]

March Task

Date : 27 March, 2013 1800-2100 hrs Location : Leslie Dan Pharmacy Building, Room B250, 144 College Street Toronto, Ontario Talk #1: Malware Analysis with Cuckoo Sandbox Speaker: Byron L. Sonne Cuckoo Sandbox is an open source, free, automated sandbox solution that allows you to tear malware apart, discover its ins and outs, and collect data. […]

January Task

Date : 30 January, 2013 1800-2100 hrs Location : Leslie Dan Pharmacy Building, Room B250, 144 College Street Toronto, Ontario Talk 1:  The Evolution of the Network Monitoring Switch Network monitoring security tools are only as good as the traffic they can see.   While previous thinking had many focused on perimeter security, trends like […]

May TASK:Mobile and Information Security

PLEASE NOTE THE BUILDING CHANGE THIS MONTH. When: Wednesday, 30 May 2012 6:00PM – 9:00PM NEW Location: Mechanical Engineering Building- University of Toronto 5 King’s College Circle Toronto, Ontario (Just north of college street) Room MC 102 Talk 1: Mobile Security in the BYOD World The presentation explores the trends, threats, and risks enterprises are […]

BlackHat, Defcon & BSides Reviewed

August TASK Meeting – BlackHat, Defcon & BSides Reviewed 29 August 2012; 6:00 – 9:00 PM Health Science Centre, 155 College Street, Room 610 As we do every year, the August TASK event will review the highlights from BlackHat, Defcon and BSides Las Vegas.  These events are always large affairs where the security community gets […]